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Welcome to Heritage Academy. As a school, we believe our students are best prepared to live in a world through: nurturing cultural values, traditions & language, & developing academic English skills and math.

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Open House - Thursday, August 23
Saturday, August 18, 2018 2:45 PM

We look forward to seeing you at our Open House on Thursday, August 23 from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m.  

Attending an open house is a great way to meet your teachers, learn about school programs, fill out forms, ask questions and catch up with your friends.

See you Thursday!

New Students: Take These Steps to Enroll
Sunday, August 12, 2018 8:25 PM

Enrollment for the 2018-2019 school year is now open! We accept school requests year round. 

To enroll at Heritage Academy, or any Minneapolis Public School, first contact the Student Placement Center.

Call the student Placement Center at the following numbers:

English: 612.668.1840
Hmoob: 612.668.1840
Español: 612.668.3700
Soomaali: 612.668.3700

Multilingual Enrollment Information Line: 612.668.1842
Press 1 for English, 2 for Spanish, 3 for Hmong, 4 for Somali

School Supplies
Basic School Supplies
Tuesday, August 07, 2018 9:35 AM



Notebooks x 2 semesters
Loose Leaf Paper
Folders x 2 semesters
Colored Pencils
Kleenex for classrooms


Somalis + Minnesota
Somalis + Minnesota at the Minnesota History Center
Friday, June 22, 2018 9:45 AM
Experience artifacts, photos, and stories of Somali history from Baadiye to Mogadishu to life in Minnesota today.

Explore Somali culture, from life in Africa, through the massive migration that began in the 1990s, to today’s large, well-established Minnesota Somali community. This exhibit was developed in partnership with the Somali Museum of Minnesota.

Minnesota History Center

3rd Floor Gallery
June 23, 2018—June 9 2019
Included with admission


Street Eats
MPS Street Eats Food Truck
Sunday, June 17, 2018 9:20 AM

The MPS Street Eats food truck will stop at parks, rec centers, apartment complexes and libraries throughout the city, serving FREE hot meals to youth up to 18 years old. No sign-up needed! Visit @MPS_StreetEats for locations.

Summer Eats
Summer Eats
Saturday, June 16, 2018 1:25 PM

Summer Eats Minnesota serves free healthy and delicious meals during the summer. It’s open to children up to age 18. Best of all, it’s simple and easy to participate.  

  • Download the FREE “Summer Eats Minnesota” app from your smartphone’s app store, and find serving sites near you!
  • Visit for more information!
  • Text “summer meals” to 97779. Have your address ready and find the serving sites near you.
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Mission & Vision

Heritage Mission

Heritage Academy is committed to preparing students for academic success through leadership in language, science, technology, engineering, and math.

Heritage Vision

Rigorous Curricula

Heritage Academy creates rigorous curricula that nurture students’ abilities to build a sense of discovery in all academic endeavors.

Working Collaboratively

Heritage Academy works collectively with our community to cultivate a welcoming school culture that values cultural heritage and encourages students to utilize both academic and heritage languages.

Global Citizens and Resourceful Learners

Heritage Academy graduates possess knowledge and skills that enable them to be college-ready, life-long learners, and global citizens.